BYU Law Review: Call for Law and Religion Articles

Posted by Luisa Gough, community karma 97
The BYU Law Review is now accepting submissions for a new issue devoted to law and religion scholarship.

The 2019 inaugural issue will feature an article by Professor Douglas Laycock, Robert E. Scott Distinguished Professor at the University of Virginia School of Law, discussing developments in law and religion, particularly in light of some of the Supreme Court’s recent decisions.
During this special submission window, we welcome articles on both broad conceptual questions as well as more specific policy issues. Potential topics might include analysis of: 1) The Supreme Court’s evolving jurisprudence at the intersection of religious rights and immigration issues in light of Trump v. Hawaii; 2) The future of constitutional religious exemptions after Masterpiece Cakeshop; 3) Issues at the intersection of religious rights and speech, especially after NIFLA v. Becerra; 4) Religious objections in an age of anti-discrimination norms; 5) The growing third-party harm theory, and what that means for religious accommodations; 6) Modern applications of RFRA and what changes may loom on the horizon in that context.
Please note that this list is not meant to be exhaustive; we hope to receive submissions related to the issue’s general theme even if a particular topic was not specifically listed here. Law will be treated broadly to include governmental policy decisions more generally.

In an effort to encourage interdisciplinary dialogue, we welcome submissions from legal scholars and lawyers, of course, but also from bioethicists, doctors, religious leaders, philosophers, scholars of religion and religious studies, clinicians, government officials and staff, regulators, and others who have a meaningful contribution to make on this topic.

How to Submit: Please send your original article to as soon as possible, but not later than September 1, 2018. The papers will be published in the first issue of 2019. We request that articles be 20,000–40,000 words. Contact with any additional questions
over 5 years ago
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Sohail Wahedi, community karma 51
over 5 years ago
HI Sohail! I received your article and it is under review. We will be in touch. Thanks for your submission!
Luisa Gough – over 5 years ago
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